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Pacquiao

Sued Over Music ...

To the Tune of $10 Mil

11/18/2010 9:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Manny Pacquiao just got hit with a $10 million lawsuit -- but not for breaking anyone's eye socket ... rather, because he allegedly screwed over a company that hired him to record music.

Manny Pacquiao Music Lawsuit
RBM Group International filed a lawsuit today against Manny in L.A. County Superior Court -- alleging the pound-for-pound boxing champ signed a contract in 2009 in which he promised to record 12 songs ... but never did.

In the docs, RBM claims they wrote Pacquiao a $40,000 check in October of '09 -- which he deposited -- in return for the first two songs ... but the boxer has refused to record the music.

RBM claims they're out of pocket $200,000 ... and they've lost profits in the amount of $10 mil.

Calls to Manny's people have not been returned.

UPDATE: If you've never heard Manny sing ... check out the video.

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31.

black and white in sepia    

There they gooo...more and more people are joining the "let's-milk-the-pacman" bandwagon :-)

1249 days ago
32.

brown dynamite    

No surprise, Manny did the same thing to Golden Boy Promotions when he signed with them and days later signed with Top Rank. This guy is brilliant in the ring, business-wise, stupid.

1249 days ago
33.

blue4cor    

$40,000 for $10M. You guys are funny. I don't thing this case will survive even in a preliminary hearing. I expect their paper works will end up in a garbage can.

1249 days ago
34.

Mr D    

Dont worry my son! we will files a counter lawsuite of 10Billion damages to that recording ass hole!

1248 days ago
35.

robin leech    

RBM is just another leech in pacman's life. Get a real job people... instead of robbing other people's hard earned money!

1248 days ago
36.

JACK    

MANNY
WILL BE SINGING THE BLUES IF HE MEETS PRTTY BOY . THE MORE HE FIGHTS THE EASIER FOR FLOYD TO WIN .
HE HAS PROVED HIS LAST TWO FIGHTS THAT HE IS VERY EASY TO HIT
HIS PRIME WAS BACK WHEN HE FOUGHT MARQUEZ. GUESS WHO REALLY WON THAT FIGHT .
HE HAS THE MONEY BEHIND HIM IS IT ALL ABOUT MONEY TO FIGHT THE OLD DIE HARDS ,
THE YOUNG CHAPIONS IS NOT GETING A CHANCE WITH ARUM AT THE WHEEL .
HE IS A VERY FAST ,WITH GOOD BODY 7CAN FIGHT 12 ROUNDS
HE CAN TAKE A GOOD PUNCH
HOW CAN YOU BE THE BEST ,WHEN YOU HAVE NOT FOUGHT THE BEST

SIGNING COTRACTS
ASK SOME ONE WHO KNOWS ABOUT THE MANY CONTRACTS HE HAS SIGNED WITH MANAGERS AND GOLDEN BOY AND GOT OUT OF THEM

AS A CHRISTIAN BOXER

I SAY HE SHOULD GET TO KNOW JESUS
PHILIPPINES BOXING CHAPLAIN

1248 days ago
37.

ewe    

he actually did the world a favor by not singing. we should actually pay the man not to sing.

1248 days ago
38.

pacundo    

here comes the OPPORTUNISTIC people around...just to have a share, what a shame on you guys...

1248 days ago
39.

chaps    

Lots of filipinos with bad english speaking skills in this thread

practice your english people

Go Manny

Posted at 5:52 AM on Nov 18, 2010 by mack

Hey, you f-cking idiot, I'm a Filipino. Why don't your racist ass just go back to to your crappy office cubicle and actually learn cultural sensibilites, in case you never learned them from anyone in school.

1248 days ago
40.

Brandon Molina    

oh come on. pretty convenient timing don't you think. it's very obvious that RBM is just plain and simple playing the ambulance chaser.$10M. wow. nice number. how did they come up with that one? pulled it out of their a$$.

lets assume that manny actually renege on his contract with RBM. i don't think that contract would have generated $10M for RBM. just a bloated figure so they can start from an elevated negotiation point.

RBM - For shame.

1248 days ago
41.

en Todo Momento!!    

i don't know who manny paquinao is...but that lady sure has a wonderful voice!! :D

1248 days ago
42.

Pacqueen    

I'm starting to hate RBM records....

1248 days ago
43.

Evelyn    

This Group seems like a "Starving Shark". Will take anything they can take..Judge will look at their sales and income in general and will based if there would be any sales on Pac-Man's record, and calculate from that point of view if it's worth $10 MIL. If I were Pac-Man, hey I will record, but that does mean that it will be a sell out..Need Help Pac-Man, let us know, you have supporters around the world. We can come-up with lyrics just for this "Shark" group to be content. Does not have to be good lyrics, though..

1248 days ago
44.

John    

$10 million in lost profits?
Pacman is a very good boxer, for that he can sell alot of tickets and ppv but not with his singing. He can sing (fairly) but i'm not going to pay to listen to him sing.

1248 days ago
45.

webbot    

test and run.see what will happen in the end.

1247 days ago
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